Antoinette \a-ntoi-nette, antoin(et)-te\ as a girl's name is pronounced ann-twa-NET. French feminine diminutive of Antoine, from Anthony. Also a diminutive of Ann. Indelibly linked with French Queen Marie Antoinette. Ballerina Antoinette Sibley.
Antoinette has 22 variant forms: Antionette, Antonetta, Antonia, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonina, Antonine, Antonique, Antwahnette, Antwanetta, Antwinett, Netta, Netti, Nettie, Netty, Toinette, Tonette, Toni, Tonia, Tonie, Tony and Tonye.
For more information, see also the related name Tosha.